DE-3.4 :: Compensation

The arrangement of nature protection related compensation regulations also play an important role within the context of the German discussion and induces research demand. Instruments such as nature protection compensation measures are critically received due to the consumption of agricultural land.
• On which level would the impact/compensation process in transportation projects most efficiently take place (what role does spatial planning play)? Which effects can be expected from natural restoration as opposed to purely monetary compensation mechanisms (probelmatic with soils)? (exchange about European practice)
• How can biodiversity be raised through the bundling of sectoral compensation requirements from various EU framework directives (environmental liability directive, environmental impact assessment directive)?
• Can compensation measures be aimed towards the revitalization and renaturalisation of brownfields?
• How can the various compensation practices in Germany be evaluated?